4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Research with rats and humans has indicated that absence of control over stressors is a predictor of health problems.
- supportive family members, marriage partners, and close friends help people cope with stress. their immune functioning calms the cardiovascular system and lowers blood pressure.
- Canon proposed that stress response (fast) was a fight-or-flight response marked by outpour of epinephrine and norepinephrine from inner adrenal glands.
- Modifying Type A life-style can reduce recurrence of heart attacks.
3 True/False questions
health psychology → is a field of psychology that contributes to behavioral medicine.
Type A → personality laid back, easy going... much less likely to have heart attacks and coronary complications.
spirituality relate to stress → regular religious attendance has been a reliable predictor of a longer life span with a reduced risk of dying.